Senior phase progression. Andy Travis Head Teacher, Meldrum Academy. Meldrum Academy. Rationale for CfE. This curriculum will Improve learning and teaching Raise standard of achievement for all Improve literacy, numeracy and health and well being of all. School journey.
Head Teacher, Meldrum Academy
Faculty of Design - Art & Design + Design TechnologyDevelopment of agreed common skills – drawing & designing Transition project P7-S1-S3. Inset for primary colleaguesProfiling tool – reflective record of skills development, communication between teacher and student
Group work (Primary project style) 2 periods/week
Planned and delivered by teams of teachers.
8 week blocks
Research and investigation skills RISK
Opito Lego challenge
Youth & Philanthropy Initiative -YPICapacity Building Courses
Physics level 5
Design and Manf. level 5
Graph Comm level 5
Skills for Work College
Graph Comm Higher
Maths Level 5
College HNC Engineer
In S3 Stephen thought that he could would like to work as a mechanical engineer. In S4 he chose to spend one day a week at local college on practical course. He enjoyed college and joined the H+ scheme in S5. He did Higher maths and the school supported him with classes in engineering maths. He made a presentation to local employers as part of a business engagement evening and then was successful in getting an Oil and Gas Industry apprenticeship with an oil supply company.